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PHP 5.2 upgraded to 5.3 and now Magento wants to Reinstall
Frank G
Jr. Member
Total Posts:  22
Joined:  2008-12-30

Hello All,

I was running magento perfectly fine on PHP 5.2 Windows 2003 Server. I had to upgrade to become PCI DSS complaint and all went well. I’ve tested PHP on the server using:

phpinfo( );

And that shows fine but when I go to my website to load up the home page of Magento it is giving me this error:

Error: Please check for sufficient write file permissions
Your Magento folder does not have sufficient write permissions, which this web based downloader requires.

I have manually set permission on my server’s website to all folder to have Write permission I also used Filezilla to give full permission on ALL folders using CHM 777 and still getting this error.

Why is Magento trying to reinstall itself when it is already installed and how do I correct this?

Thanks for any help!!!

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